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Thrilling weekend awaits race fans at BIC

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Thu, 07 Dec 2017
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An exciting programme of high-octane motorsport awaits race fans this weekend at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC), “The Home of Motorsport in the Middle East”.

Tomorrow, speed enthusiasts will be able to enjoy an Open Track Day for cars and motorbikes, to be followed on Saturday by an Ultimate Track Experience.

Tomorrow, action will be held from 9am to 4pm while on Saturday it will be from 8am to 4pm, both along BIC’s 5.214-kilometre Grand Prix Track.

Open Track is one of the most popular and highly subscribed events at BIC, and this weekend’s event is expected to attract racing enthusiasts from all over Bahrain and even from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman and the UAE.

The cost to take part is BD75 for the whole day and BD50 for a half day. There is also an option at BD25 per session.

Also set to be on offer to the public on Friday are a pair of Ultimate Track Experience passenger rides. These are to be conducted in a Clip Cup race car and a Radical SR3 prototype.

Meanwhile, on Saturday, a trio of fun an exhilarating activities make up the Ultimate Track Experience.

On offer will be a couple of drives in a Clio Cup sports car and a Radical SR1 prototype, and a passenger ride in an ultra-quick Radical SR3.

The Clio Cup drive is sure to give motorsport fans an exciting look into the racing capabilities of one of the world’s most popular sports cars.

This Renault-manufactured mean machine features a 1.6-litre Turbocharged engine that can generate up to 220bhp and 6,000rpm.

The Clio Cup drive can be purchased for BD120 and the entire experience lasts roughly two-and-a-half hours.

The Radical SR1 drive promises the ultimate adrenaline rush. The SR1 prototype features a 1,340cc engine which can generate 185bhp. It launches from zero to 100kph in 3.6 seconds.

The SR1 experience could last up to around two-and-a-half hours at the cost of BD140. Completing the Clio Cup drive is required before taking part in the SR1 experience.

The Radical SR3 passenger ride will be conducted alongside one of BIC’s expert driving instructors. This passenger ride costs BD35 for a session of around 40 minutes.

Discounts are available for all those who book their participation in advance, so register now at or call the BIC Hotline on +973-17-450000.

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